Tuesday, 21 January 2014

The Dawning of Aquarius

Hi Everyone and a huge hug to followers old and new. Below is my make for this fortnights challenge over at Craft Room Challenge blog. Esther has chosen the theme, which is The Age of Aquarius. You can find all of the details by clicking HERE
I do hope you can join in the fun with us and you can also view the fabulous and  inspiring makes of my
 DT roomies :-)

The sponsor this fortnight is Tando Creative..................so get creating !!!!

I decided to make a Tag Book, using wrinkle free distress, spritz 'n' flick and marbled stains technique. I have also used the distressing tool, greenery stamp from  TH SA Spring Sprung and a Zodiac stamp by Judikins. The digital Image of Aquarius is  from the Vintage Zodiac Signs by Nicecrane. 

 The colour appears to be much greener than in real life. I used Salty Ocean and Mowed Lawn Distress ink on the back and front of the  Ranger Inkssentials size 10 tag, spritzing and flicking with water once dry. 
 The digital image was torn around the edges using the TH  paper distressing tool and once matted the edges of the pale blue card were also distressed.
The zodiac stamp was placed on tissue and adhered to the back of the book using Inkssentials Glue n Seal

 I then trimmed a size 5 tag and a manila envelope and used Salty Ocean and Mowed Lawn Distress Paints, spritzing with lots of water. The word Aquarius was generated from my pc, torn and distressed with Vintage Photo DI :-) ( I just had to use it guys!!)

I used Black Soot DI on the TH Dot Fade stencil, which has became a huge favourite.  To finish I edged the whole book with Black Soot DI, giving even more definition.

Looking forward to seeing what you create for this wonderful challenge theme. Thank You so much for dropping in and taking the time to comment. I love to read your comments and will return the compliment. 

Crafty Hugs xx


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27 comments:

  1. Oh wow this is stunning love the colors and the stamps you have used one amazing piece of art hgs cheryl xx

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  2. With those beautiful colours and stamps you have created the most amazing background Annie and how lovely that you found the perfect images to fit the theme. The little tag inside us such a great touch.
    hugs {brenda} x0x

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  3. Loving that zodiac stamp Annie, I can see that being a very versatile stamp for birthdays! Your little tag album is gorgeous, I love the richness of the colour, that Nicecrane image is so perfect and the little tag and holder are beautiful. Love this! Hugs, Anne x

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  4. I just adore the colours you've used on this Annie - truely beautiful xx

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  5. This looks absolutely fantastic Annie. You always manage to create something that is different, and this certainly does that. Have a Good Day. Hugs Mum xxxxxxx

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  6. What a gorgeous little tag book Annie! Love the colours using all my favourite techniques! Great use of images too, the whole thing looks wonderful!

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  7. Lovely how you've made this tagbook Annie...it looks great :-)

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  8. Your projects are always amazing and this one is no exception. Love it!

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  9. Fantastic tag book, the colours look great.
    Yvonne

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  10. Wonderful little book Annie, love those colours. Valerie

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  11. This is a fantastic tag book, Annie! I love the colors and the image of Aquarius is beautiful.

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  12. This is Lush Annie love this to bits XOXO Zoe

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  13. Wowzers... what a great tag book, Annie - I love the colours and all the stamping is fab, and such quirky delicious images - fabulous make!
    Alison x

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  14. Annie, this is a special tag book! Great attention to detail and I love the mix of digital image and stamping.
    Wishes
    Lynne

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  15. Hi Annie, Fabulous tag book, love the colours and such wonderful images.
    Avril xx

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  16. Gorgeous, love your folded tag with smaller one! Love the green inky background. Cheers, Shirleyx

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  17. What a COOL image! Love the green background...just beautiful! Very awesome make!

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  18. This is fabulous Annie, I love the colour and the images.
    xxx Hazel.

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  19. Das Buch und auch die Farben gefallen mir sehr gut.
    Liebe Grüße, Bärbel

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  20. This is wonderful, Annie, gorgeous colours
    Rosie x

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  21. Fabulous little album in great colors.

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  22. OMG...I have absolutely no idea what you're talking about when you're describing the technique you used to make this gorgeous piece of work..LOL! I was like, "Uh, what??" Its' Greek to me, but my gosh, you know what you're doing when it comes to bringing colors and textures to life. Your tag book is sensational. I had a great laugh at your vintage photo DI comment..It must be like a religious tradition with me. I HAVE to use it and old papers...hahaha...ah well, whatever works, right?
    Just wanted to come by and tell you that all of your posts have been incredible and I can see that 2014 has placed as much if not more vim, vigor and creativity in you as before. I look forward to another year of your inspirations!
    Biggest of hugs and have a super weekend.
    Lisa :)

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  23. WOW Annie, Fabulous work... the colours & images are fantastic....Love it... Hugs May x x x

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  24. Hi Annie,
    oh lly gorgeous one;-))m

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  25. Hope you had a fabulous Burns Night! Meant to drop in yesterday to wish you well... and realise I never got here!!
    Alison xx

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  26. Gorgeous tag card Annie. The background and theme overall is stunning! You are so talented.

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  27. I'm incredibly impressed with the way you've tackled this theme and reached for the perfect stamps/images for your gorgeous tag book. Loving the colours too - they really remind me of a watery scene. Jenny x

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Annie x